Staying Fit During Pregnancy

No matter if you’re pregnant or not, it’s important to stay active in some way. There are so many ways to accomplish that. Zumba, spin class, pilates, kick boxing, tabata, HIIT workouts, and so many more are available online or at local gyms. My workout […]

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Pregnancy Update

Baby Johnsen and I have made it to thirteen weeks and we are both healthy. On Wednesday, I got an ultrasound and as expected, the baby did not want to be seen. The doctor tried to get a profile picture for me and get measurements […]

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New Year New Goals

It’s 2018 already! For a lot of people, it seems like 2017 was a rough year. I know I definitely had some rough patches. Thankfully, we can still use the “new year new me” mantra just about everyone takes up on New Year’s Day. My […]

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Heaven on Earth, But How?

When someone says “heaven on earth,” we think of our favorite food that makes our tastebuds explode. Or maybe going to Disney World. Dr. Scott Hahn has a totally different way of describing this phrase. We have heaven on earth when we go to mass […]

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Affording Big Baby Items

As any expectant parent knows, baby items like furniture, breast pumps, and strollers aren’t all cheap items. You have to budget for them. David and I are so fortunate that we are on the same page about money and finances were heavily emphasized in our […]

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The Beauty of Christmas

If you were to ask anyone on the street or on social media what their favorite holiday or time of year is, I bet they would say Christmas. The lights, the snow, the hot chocolate with marshmallows… It’s a time when all of us can […]

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We Need the Beef

Thing about a cheeseburger. You pick up the entire thing and open your mouth as far as you can. You take that first bite and you have to instantly have to grab a napkin to wipe the juices and sauce off your face. Every bite […]

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Marriage Year One

A year sure does fly by. Twelve months ago, my best friend and I were getting ready in a hotel room. My dad, sister, and nephew came by when it was time to leave the church. My nephew told me in the car that I […]

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